Plate: Columbia, King's College

Object Number: 
1932.69
Date: 
1910-1932
Medium: 
ceramic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 11 in. ( 2.9 x 27.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on reverse: " THE COLUMBIA PLATES/ Nicholas Muncy Butler/1.KING'S COLLEGE,COLLEGE PLACE (LATER PARK ROW), 1960/CPOYRIGHT/ALUMNI FEDERATION OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, INC/WEDGWOOD/ETRURIA/ENGLAND/JONES McDUFFEE & STRATTON Co./BOSTON/SOLE IMPORTERS"
Description: 
Circular earthenware plate with lobed edges; blue transfer printed flower border with cartouches with architectural views; central section contains historic view of Columbia University.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this set is the first edition to bear the facsimile signature of President Butler.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group